Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

20 April 2018

Micro- and nano-robots built for medical purposes have the potential to venture deep within our bodies to repair damage...

19 April 2018

Lightweight electric mini-cars could soon be a common sight on the streets of Europe’s cities thanks to longer-lasting...

18 April 2018

The latest state-of-the-art planet-hunting telescopes reveal a Universe filled with the potential for life and...

17 April 2018

The Naked Scientists pop some bottles... All in the name of science!

17 April 2018

How do companies create the flavours we find in food?

17 April 2018

How has our taste developed over evolutionary time?

17 April 2018

SPOILER: Taste maps are a lie!

17 April 2018

How do insects stop infection from spreading?

17 April 2018

How are online companies using our information?

17 April 2018

How the space race spawned the selfie…

17 April 2018

A new study has shown that an antibiotic kills bacteria AND prevents viruses from growing.

17 April 2018

The human history behind a newly discovered middle finger bone.

14 April 2018

Our gene of the month is more at home at a rave than in a labUnlike most of our colourfully-named genes, this one was...

14 April 2018

Is our justice system keeping up with advances in forensic science?

14 April 2018

If you've got the DNA, you've solved the crime, right? Wrong.

14 April 2018

Is it really possible to create a 'photofit' from genetic data?

14 April 2018

How can 'big data' help forensic scientists solve crimes?

13 April 2018

A recent study has seen microplastics in the headlines: 40 river beds in urban, suburban and rural regions of northwest...

12 April 2018

Using European plant and dairy waste as an alternative to soy-based animal feed could see a big drop in agricultural...

11 April 2018

Oceans are noisy. Shrimps snap their claws, whales sing to find a mate and dolphins echolocate to find food. However...

10 April 2018

Watch out arachnophobes - spiders are super-seers...

10 April 2018

What can fossil evidence of the pineal organs in early reptiles tell us about eye evolution?

10 April 2018

How does the brain interpret the light coming into the eye so that we can perceive images?